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US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.. more »»

Leader of Hamas military wing rules of quick truce

July 29, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The shadowy leader of the Hamas military wing says in an audiotape that his group will not cease fire until its demands are met. more »»

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

July 29, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A leading virologist who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced i... more »»

EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

July 29, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Shocked into action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic... more »»

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

July 29, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring... more »»

Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

July 29, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities say the top doctor treating Ebola in Sierra Leone has died from the disease.

Dr. more »»

US negotiator gives no hard deadline for Iran deal

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's chief nuclear negotiator refused Tuesday to provide a hard deadline for a deal with Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons. more »»

Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

July 29, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Two European Union diplomats say the bloc is adopting tough new economic sanctions against Russia for its support of rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine. more »»

China reports deadly attack in northwest

July 29, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest... more »»

Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal

July 29, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry says the chief diplomats from Russia and the United States have discussed the situation in Ukraine and the fulfillment of a Cold War-era arms control deal... more »»

Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

July 29, 2014

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6. more »»

China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

July 29, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a... more »»

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

July 29, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian... more »»

Kosovo prosecutor suspects some killed for organs

July 29, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — A special European Union prosecutor said Tuesday he had "compelling indications" that up to ten captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking and... more »»

PLO offers truce as at least 100 killed in Gaza

July 29, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A senior PLO official proposed a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire Tuesday in the Gaza war, saying he spoke in the name of Hamas, but was contradicted a short while... more »»

Turkish PM Erdogan returning Jewish American award

July 29, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is returning an award given to him by a Jewish American group in 2004, after the group asked for it back because of comments he... more »»

Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

July 29, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian health official says at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza on Tuesday. more »»

PLO offers 24-hour truce, says it speaks for Hamas

July 29, 2014

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — .A senior PLO official has called for a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war, saying he is also speaking in the name of Hamas. more »»

St. Petersburg airport briefly evacuated

July 29, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Pulkovo airport in Russia's St. Petersburg was briefly evacuated on Tuesday because of a bomb threat. more »»

US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

July 29, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy,... more »»

Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

July 29, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine has hit a home for the elderly, a school and multiple homes, adding to a rapidly growing civilian death toll Tuesday. more »»



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